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Ainslie has international expertise

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Her wealth of international management, leadership, strategic, and delivery experience spans industries including broadcast media, telecoms, technology, and recorded music. Her proven expertise includes:

  • Senior organizational and team leadership/development

  • Project management and requirements/workflow definition

  • Change management and rapid transformation

  • Technology and cost transformation

  • Researching and analyzing industry trends

  • Strategic management and business development

  • Marketing and communications

  • Coaching teams and individuals for excellence

(Ainslie's LinkedIn profile can tell you more, if you click here)

...and she's got a great education too...

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Ainslie likes to learn new and interesting things, then apply that knowledge in useful ways. She'd be happy to speak about her research - check out the contact details further down the page.

She's pleased to have been awarded the following qualifications:

  • DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration)
    from Robert Gordon University

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Research Methods
    from Robert Gordon University

  • MSc (with Distinction) in International Marketing Management
    from Robert Gordon University

  • BEng (Honours) in Electronics with Music Technology Systems
    from the University of York (UK)

...and some publications, honours, and speaking engagements

Ainslie Speaking in Vienna
  • 2016 - Speaker at the F-Secure SPECIES Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2014 - Speaker at the Oxbridge Canadian Conference in London, England

  • 2013 - Paper presentation at the Innovation in Music (InMusic) conference in York, England: The challenge of monetizing consumer behaviour via advertisements in a multi-sided music business environment

  • 2011 - Paper presentation at the 131st Audio Engineering Convention in New York, USA

  • 2011 - Paper published at the Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference in Venice, Italy

  • 2011 - Paper presenation at the Academy of Marketing Main Conference in Liverpool, England

  • 2011 - Paper presenation at the Academy of Marketing Doctoral Colloquium in Liverpool, England

  • 2011 - Poster presentation at the 130th Audio Engineering Convention in London, England

  • 2010 - Speaker at the IASPM Music Business and Law Conference in Helsinki, Finland

  • 2010 - Paper presenation at the Academy of Marketing Main Conference in Coventry, England

  • 2010 - Paper presenation at the Academy of Marketing Doctoral Colloquium in Coventry, England

  • 2010 - Speaker at the MEIEA 2010 International Conference in Miami: "Understanding What Consumers Want to See in an Ad-Supported Music Download Service"

  • 2008 - National Business Plan Competition Post-Graduate Finalist (Scottish Institute for Enterprise)

  • 2007 - MSc Dissertation (passed with Distinction): "The Changing Face of the Music Industry: Trends and Transformation"

  • 2007 - Feature film credit: "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey" (digital compositor)

  • 2007 - Student Marketer of the Year Award Finalist (Marketing Excellence Awards Scotland)

  • 2006 - York Settlement Trust Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Department (awarded by the university)

  • 2006 - Invited speaker at the Audio Engineering Society Pre-Conference on Education in Audio (Piteć, Sweden): "The Role of the AES in Audio Education”

  • 2003 - Most Promising Newscaster nomination (CHRW 94.7FM)

Feel free to email Ainslie at harris(at)

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